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Taro with Pork & Tomato

  Taro 1 Pound (1/2 Kilogram)
  Pork 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chopped green bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Capsicum)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato puree 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Peel taro and cut into quarters, then cut into slices 1/2 cm (1/4 in) thick.
Cut pork into cubes about 2 cm (1 in) cubes.
Heat the oil and saute the pork till brown.
Remove from pan.
Now saute the onion till clear and add chopped green capsicum, celery and garlic, stirring well for a few minutes.
Add the pork and tomato puree to the vegetables and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
Arrange the taro slices on top of the pork, sprinkle with lemon juice and then black pepper.
Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes over low heat, till pork and taro are soft.
Garnish with chopped parsley or corainder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2492 Calories from Fat 845

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.2%

Saturated Fat 17.2 g85.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 598.7 mg199.6%

Sodium 1633.1 mg68%

Total Carbohydrates 195 g65.1%

Dietary Fiber 34.1 g136.2%

Sugars 39 g

Protein 214 g428.6%

Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 342.1%

Calcium 43.6% Iron 110.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Taro With Pork & Tomato Recipe